The Soil Health Institute (SHI) has released its Fall Soil Health News, showcasing forward momentum on soil health measurements and education. The issue shares highlights from SHI’s 4th Annual Meeting, including an inaugural PED Talk by SHI scientist Dr. Shannon Cappellazzi. PED Talks are a new series of 10- to 15-minute science-centered soil health educational videos that are a collaborative effort of the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC), Soil Health Partnership (SHP), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and SHI. Links to the conference report, conference videos and to Dr. Cappellazzi’s PED Talk are provided.
The newsletter’s articles include:
- Why Measurement Matters: Investing in Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture;
- Genomics Study: 16S rRNA, ITS Amplicon Analyses Underway; Shotgun Metagenomics on Deck;
- Field Days Kick Off Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Project;
- Looking back on the most significant soil health grant in history: FFAR Shows Commitment to Soil Health.
SHI also announces three new associates.
Read the newsletter here.